In this video tutorial, I show you how to embroider Split backstitch.
A split backstitch is a variation of the backstitch and looks very similar to a split stitch. Often, people call both stitches a split stitch, but a split stitch and split backstitch are different stitches. You can read more about it in the article “What is the difference between Split stitch and Split Backstitch?“
A split backstitch is an excellent stitch for outlines and lettering. It is easy to embroider straight lines and curves with this stitch.
If you would like to use a split backstitch for filling, keep in mind that you will use a lot of thread. Use a split stitch filling instead.
Watch a video tutorial below and learn how to embroider the split backstitch.
More variations of the backstitch:
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